SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The Clemson women’s tennis team swept two matches on Tuesday afternoon at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, Calif., defeating Bowling Green 7-0 and Towson 4-0. With the two victories, the Tigers improved to 8-9 on the season.
Clemson 7, Bowling Green 0The Tigers got out to a good start in doubles play, with Ally Miller-Krasilnikov and Sydney Riley winning 6-1 at No. 2, followed by Marie-Alexandre Leduc and Fernanda Navarro winning 6-2 at No. 1 to clinch the point. The momentum continued into singles play, as all six Tigers won in straight sets, with Riley at No. 4, Alex Angyalosy at No. 6 and Leduc at No. 1, picking up the first three singles points. Tate Schroeder, who returned to the lineup for the first time since Feb. 22, earned a solid 6-0, 6-3 victory at No. 5 singles, while Navarro and Miller-Krasilnikov completed the Clemson sweep at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively.
Clemson 4, Towson 0For the second time on the day, Leduc and Navarro and Miller-Krasilnikov and Riley won their matches at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles to secure the doubles point for the Tigers. Laura Marti opened singles play with a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 6, followed by Leduc’s 6-0, 6-3 victory at No. 1. Schroeder clinched the 4-0 victory with the Tigers by winning her No. 5 singles match, 6-2, 6-0.
HEAD COACH NANCY HARRIS QUOTE“It was a great day for all our Tigers in both singles and doubles! It was terrific to have Tate Schroeder back in the lineup and to have all of our Tigers playing well. We are looking forward to our upcoming matches. It was a great day with two solid tennis wins here in San Diego.”
UP NEXTThe Tigers return to action and conference play in 10 days, when they face two more top-25 conference opponents on the road. The team meets No. 25 Miami in Coral Gables on Friday, March 29 and No. 15 Florida State in Tallahassee on Sunday, March 31.
Clemson 7, Bowling Green 0March 19, 2019, 10 a.m. PTBarnes Tennis Center, San Diego, Calif.
Order of finish: 4, 6, 1, 5, 2, 3
Order of finish: 2, 1
Clemson 4, Towson 0March 19, 2019, 2 p.m. PTBarnes Tennis Center, San Diego, Calif.
Order of finish: 6, 1, 5
Order of finish: 1, 2, 3